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About a year ago, I started a weekly newsletter that listed calls for submissions for creative nonfiction. There are so many great writers on Medium, and so many great publications out there. I wanted to connect the two. I still do.

And it worked! I’ve heard from several Medium writers…

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Calling all writers! Announcing Tell Your Story’s Fall 2021 creative nonfiction contest!

Tell Your Story is already home to some of the best creative nonfiction on Medium, and I want to keep the momentum going.

So our 2nd ever contest is even bigger and better than the first. Prize money…

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Calling all writers! Announcing Tell Your Story’s Spring 2021 creative nonfiction / personal essay writing contest!

I want Tell Your Story to become the home for the best creative nonfiction on Medium. Check out what we’ve published already, and I think you’ll agree that we’re on our way.

To help…

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The new year always brings a slew of submission opportunities, including many writing contests. Below are a few that are currently open. Pay attention to deadlines — some of these are approaching fast!

I track all of these opportunities in a searchable database (fancy word for a Google spreadsheet), and…

Check out these two projects I finished over my holiday break — one of them is for sale. Photo courtesy of the author.

Hi all,

I don’t expect this post to get curated, as I’m shamelessly plugging a product, so I feel like I can address you directly. YOU — the loyal TYS followers. The ones who read everything, even shameless plugs.

So… you know I’ve made it TYS’s mission to publish the…

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Greetings, fellow writers!

We’ve got a HUGE list this week, so I’ve split it into 2 posts — paying and non-paying. You’re reading the non-paying version now. To check out the paying calls, go here:

Don’t sleep on these non-paying opportunities, though! This is a great way to build your…

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Greetings, fellow writers!

The fall submissions season is upon us! We’ve got a LONG list of opportunities this week, with LOTS of prestigious literary journals opening up at the beginning of this month.

Before we get to this week’s listings, quick reminder that the submission deadline for my very own…

Chris Sowers

Oxford comma = hill I’m willing to die on. Coaching writers at https://www.coach.me/chris11873?ref=QOvEv. Or reach out at Chris@writing-coaching.com

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